Eggplant

Eggplant

(Solanum melongena and others) 25-35 seeds per packet. We offer the best selection of quality heirloom eggplants in the USA. This is my favorite crop, as it is easy to grow, and the fruit is nutritious and incredibly delicious. Another of the great staple agricultural crops of India, eggplant varieties have long been appreciated in traditional communities in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Mediterranean coast, and, more recently, the Americas. With their often large and showy purple or white blooms and velvety leaves, eggplants are ornamental enough to grow in the border or even in the front yard! Heat-loving plants, eggplants are best started indoors about 8 weeks before the last frost date of spring. Be sure to set out transplants only after carefully hardening them to outdoor conditions, and only after warm weather has really arrived.

 
 
Edirne Purple Striped Eggplant

Edirne Purple Striped Eggplant

EG160
Originally collected in Edirne (Adrianople), Turkey, in 1948, and stored... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Listada di Gandi

Listada De Gandia Eggplant

EG137
90 days. One of the most popular heirloom types; this one has 7”-long fruit... Read More
         
 
 
$2.25
 
Astrakom Eggplant

Astrakom Eggplant

EG174
Compact plants reached barely two feet in our trials. Each plant yielded... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
 
Japanese White Egg

Japanese White Egg Eggplant

EG110
65 days. Full, rich flavor; lovely 2”-3” white fruit are perfect for stir-frying.... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
Black Beauty Eggplant

Black Beauty Eggplant

EG113
90 days. Standard old type, large black fruit of excellent quality. Very... Read More
         
 
 
$1.50
 
Ping Tung Eggplant

Ping Tung Eggplant

EG109
70 days. A wonderful eggplant from Ping Tung, Taiwan. Fruits are purple... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
 
Rosita Eggplant

Rosita Eggplant

EG179
80 days. Lovely 8”x4” neon, lavender-pink fruits have a mild, sweet, white... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Fengyuan Purple

Fengyuan Purple Eggplant

EG176
Very long, slim, 16” fruit are light lavender-purple in color. One of the... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Aswad Eggplant

Aswad Eggplant

EG175
This incredibly delicious Iraqi variety comes from our friend Nael Aziz.... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
 
Florida Market Eggplant

Florida Market Eggplant

EG114
85 days. Very large plant; large purple bell-shaped fruit. An old standard... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Eggplant Diamond

Diamond Eggplant

EG102
70 days. Mild, dark purple, 6-9” x 2-3” slender fruit; superb flavor and... Read More
         
 
 
$2.00
 
 
 
 
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